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monday. he went to the navalcademy and graduated from dematha high school. craig melvin spoke with his former football coach. >> this is as sad it gets. >> reporter: john morgan has been at dematha since 1956. he saw brendan looney's father come through, then all three of the looney boys. >> they lived by the rules, played hard. tough, irish kids. >> reporter: for decades mooreland was principal. when he retired he beca one of the football coaches and remembersumber 10. >> you don't want to get hit by him on a football field. he was a free safety. he would demolish people coming through t line. >> reporter: dematha's head coach bill mcgregor was on the practice field when his wife called. >> she's on t phone and she's crying like a baby, kind of hard to understand what she was saying. she said, you know, brendan looney was killed in the helicopter crash in afghanistan. >> reporte looney was one of the nine who died when their black hawk helicopter crashed in southern afghanistan yesterday. the u.s. government says it was an accident. his football coaches it's the type of sacrifice tha
, to the coaches. loyalty to dematha. >> one of the most storied school in the country while most of the kids are home grown, one. the newest stag stars, cyrus quandro, comes all the way from cameroon. >> i got here when i was four years old. i started playing football when i was in, what, eighth grade. i was always the biggest kid in the class. >> big may be an understatement. try 6'6" and # hundred pounds at the tender age of 17. >> i look for the day when sooner or later, i get used to it. >> reporter: cyrus might not only be one of the biggest kids at dematha but one of the very best. >> if all goes the way it could go for him, i think he could be a tremendous football player some day. >> reporter: if anyone would know, bill macgregor certainly would. in his 29 years at dematha, he has turned out countle nfl players including seven on nfl rosters last season. the most of any high school in the entire country. >> expect great things from him this year, tremendous college career and then hopefully a great future down the road. but most important, i think cyrus has everything in perspective.
in afghanistan, will be october 4th. the dematha high school graduate brendan looney was among the american military personnel killed on tuesday. his funeral will take place at st. john the baptist roman catholic church in silver spring. there will be a prayer service for him tomorrow at dematha high. >>> at waller reed the army honored two soldiers with a purple heart. rick zimmerman and private first class loveless were injured while supporting combat operations in afghanistan. the purple heart is give on the members of the million. >>> after democrats decided to delay a vote on preserving tax cuts their counterparts in the house are saying not so fast. pelosi is considering calling a vote on the issue next week. >> america's middle class will have a tax cut. it will be done in this congress. >> reporter: more than 80,000 democrats are urging her to extend tax cuts for everyone, at least for the time being. president obama has been pushing for a vote by the end of the year to extend the cuts but only for the middle class. >> well, the northern midwest got a break from the rain today but i
football picture is proudly on display in the gym at dematha high school. >> it makes you feel so sad. >> yesterday's his mother got a call about her son that he was killed in a helicopter crash. his mother also works at the high school. >> it is like a punch in the stomach. somebody so young would so much potential. >> the family has a deep history at dematha. >> his leadership qualities were unbelievable. they were above and beyond. >> he went on to the naval academy playing across, a passion he shared with his sister. the rector even married he and his wife two years ago. >> he was supposed to return home to maryland in a couple of days. he was set to come home from afghanistan on october 2. >>> police in northwest are searching for suspects after someone penalized a van at a community kitchen. workers called police early this morning. someone vandalized nine vans this morning. kitchen workers say they cannot imagine what the motive is. >> i don't know what to say. they targeted our company vehicles, so it had to be some retaliation for something. >> kitchen workers said security c
says it was an accident but the taliban is claiming responsibility. looney graduated from dematha high school in 1999. his family lives in silver springs. his footballcoach says he always wanted to be a navy s.e.a.l. and he became one. >> in my eyes, and i think in the eyes of our whole community, he is more than just a hero. you know, we look at him as a superhero. >> looney graduated from the u.s. naval academy in 2004. he is survived by his wife, his family went to dover air force base yesterdayo pick up their loved one's flag-draped casket. >>> disturbing news this morning about the threat terror groups are posing to the united states. three of the country's top counterterrorism officials told the nate committee that the threat from al qaeda and other groups has grown more complex. homeland security secretary janet napolitano and fbi directorobert mueller told the committee that al qaeda have inspired other terror groups including home grown terrorists. they're poixing to several recent incidents including the ttempted times square bombing earlier this year. >> if you take metrorai
. at dematha. he was a standout athlete and his former coach says he lived up to the school's motto, a gentleman and a scholar. >> more so than a hero, a great human being. you know, everything that it would want your son to be. in 2004 he became an officer and later a navy seal. he was among the nine killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan this week. >>> after five days of gains, wall street slows down. >>> independent audit finds millions of dollars in unused transportation funds. we'll be right back. ♪ [ female announcer ] have you ever seen a glacier while sunbathing? why not? have you ever climbed a rock wall in the middle of the ocean? or tried something really wild? why not? it's all possible in the nation of why not. royal caribbean's floating nation where you're free to do anything you want. which may be nothing at all. royal caribbean international. visit royalcaribbean.com today. >>> it's time for the first "living $mart" report of the morning. jessica doyle is here with the headlines. another day for investors to focus on the economy. this morning we are getting re
seal training. he lived in silver spring and graduated from dematha high school in 1999. tuesday's crash was the deadliest since may of 2006. >>> today afghanistan's army welcomed the first batch of female officers in decades. 29 women graduated from the kabul army training center. afghanistan and alternate have been pushing to expand training to increase the country's security forces. the women spent six months training and will work doing administrative work and will likely never see combat. >>> the district woman whose eviction became a neighborhood spectacle has a place for her belongings. this is a followup to a story we first brought you yesterday morning. diaz was evicted on tuesday. her belongings stretched for two blocks and weighed over 30,000-pounds. sterling, virginia-based j.k. moving and storage hauled away her belongings for free and it is also giving her a month's storage for free. diaz hopes to land back on her feet. coming up, a plan for a rally planned by jon stewart and steven colbert. they will need more room. >>> you can call it the attack of the stink bug.
1999 graduat of dematha catholic high school where he played football. he switched to lacrosse a navy and played on that team with his two brothers. and he was a standout. this afternoon, his high school footll coach told news4, he was devastated by the news of his death. he was scheduled to return to dematha to talk to students there. >> he was a great student athlete. three years on the varsity football team. a two-year starter. a senior, his co-captain. the type of young man who would do anything you asked him to do and then some. he was always trying to do the right thing and worked very hard acadically to get into the naval academy. that gives you an idea of the type of student he was. even more so, the type of person he was. he would give back to otrs. he would leave and do all the intangible thing to help everybody. >> brendan looney's family traveled to dover, delaware, to neat transport plane carrying his body, along with the other military personnel killed in the crash. he is svived by s parents, threers? two youer brothers. and althrow taliban forces claimed to have shot do
footballand baseball for dematha in hyattsville before grad waiting there in 1999. official have not disclosed the helicopter's mission. no word t on the cause of the crash either. >>> more detail about a tragic accident that kill a cyclist in prince george's county a woman riding her bike was run over by an suv early sunday morning. it happened at the intersection of landover road and campus way in largo near prince george's community college. pat collin is live at the scene with developments. >> reporter: in this case, answers lead to more questions. how can you drive an suv, hit a woman on a bicycle, have the bicycle wedgedeneath that vehicle, keep on driving and not know you hit someone until you get home? >> the closer that i got, the more that i noticed, i was like, oh, wow. it is a body laying in the road. as soon as i realized it was a body, i also noticed the suv. >> reporter: that's crystal hayes. she is here in the dark hours sunday morning. she saw that cadillac escalade on the scene. >> i could tell that the suv was involved. they were throwing down. i saw spark coming from undern
but the taliban is claiming responsibility. looney graduated from dematha catholic high school in 1999. his family lived in silver springs. looney's football coach said he wanted to be a navy s.e.a.l. and he became one. >> in my eyes, i think in the eyes of our whole community he is more than just a hero. we lookat him as a superhero. >> looney attended the u.s. naval academy and graduated in 2004. he is survived by his wife, his family went to dover yesterday to pick up their lovedone's flag-draped casket. >>> president obama continues his round of speeches at the uted nations this morning. his address to the u.n. today will focus on his administration's efforts over the past year and a half to assert u.s. leadership and build international coalitions at the u.n. this takes place at 10:00 this morning. yesterday the president unveiled a new global development policy that will put more emphasis on using diplomacy, trade, and other resources to hel countries. >>> certain parts of the new health care law kick in today underthe patients bill of rights. insurance companies cannot impose lifetime limit
it was an know but the taliban is claiming responsibility. looney graduated in 1999 from dematha high school. his funeral is set for next thursday at st. john the baptist catholic church in silver spring. the service will begin at 10:00 a.m. >>> today, the d.c. council chrman vincent gray and school chancellor michelle rhee met for the first time. aaron gilchrist is here now with more on that meeting today. >> reporter: again, gray and rhee would not directly he had a rhee's future with d.c. schools. even as the uncerinty lingers, there some outside forces that seem to be bearing down on both leaders. chancellor rhee arrived with police escort to the crush of media and quickly ducked into his office. 80 minutes later, the two emerge asked as the likely nextmayor approached the microphones rhee kept her distance. she stood stone faced as gray called it produive. >> we did not talk about her staying or gong. we talk about the state of education in the city and i think we'll just leave it at that. >> reporter: gray said the two discussed what has be done over the last three and a half yea under rhee
. he had been a high school football player in dematha before going to the naval academy. he and aothers were killed in the crash. he was 29 years old. >> a family is demanding answers after police shot a family pet. this after a call for help on fiji avenue in landover. courtney robinson is live from police headquarters to tell us what happened here. good morning, courtney. >> good morning. we can tell you yesterday morning we understand this family tells us that one of the brothers pulled into the driveway. he says he was approached by two armed men who demanded his car. he was able to get away and run into the house. he got a gun and came out and fired a shot. they the police and police responded. but occurring the response the brother says he was assaulted by police officers and in the process an officer shot and killed their family dog a 4-year-old rottweiler mix. nothing was stolen during the attempted robbery and officers have not been able to locate the alleged robbers. also, the owner of this dog was arrested in the process, charged with a number of things including
training. he lived in silver spring and graduated from dematha high school in ' 99. he play football and baseball in high school where his coaches remembered him fondly. >> if you could point to an alumnus and have present students to say that's the kind of person you want to become that would be brendan looney. >> tuesday's crash was the deadliest since may of 2006. the district woman, whose eviction became a neighborhood spectacle has a place for her belongings, at least for now. it is a followup to a story we brought you yesterday morning. diaz was evicted on tuesday and her belongings stretched for two blocks and weighed $32,000. jk moving and storage hauled away the belongings for free and giving her a front's storage for free. she hopes to land back on her feet. >>> the nationals are close to a decision on skipper jim riggleman. and the redskins prepare to face bradford. >>> we're back with sports. trent williams tweaked his knee but hasn't been ruled out for the game on sunday. >>> the nationals will reportedly keep montgomery county native jim riggleman as the manager next ye
became a navy officer in 2004 and later completed seal seal training he graduated from dematha high school in ' t 9. looney was known as a stand out lath heat on the football and baseball teamen and his former coach said he lived up toe the school's motto a gentleman and scholar. >>> prosecutors have raised the possible they may seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a state trooper. he is face atlantic first- degree murder charges in the death of brown. in court on wednesday, they revealed dna evidence. police found blood on the gun they say he used to kill brown in june as a trooper moon lighted as a security gashed in applebees. another man is charged as an accomplished. both are jailed without bond. >>> the judge in the sandra levy case say they cannot use certain statements as evidence. the judge ruled the comments inflammatory. he is set go on trial next month. >>> five after the hour. time for another "living $mart" report. jessica doyle is here with a preview of the day ahead on wall street. good morning. >>> good morning. another day about the economy. the
seal from silver spring, killed in afghanistan is tentatively set for next thursday. dematha high school graduate, lieutenant brendan looney, was among nine personnel killed in a helicopter crash on tuesday. his funeral will take place at st. john the baptist roman catholic church in silver spring and a wake will be held the night before. >>> a changing of the guard today at andrews air force base. the leader of the 7 tth medical wing. mayor graham turned over his command to general koran at a ceremony this morning. he is retiring in january. >>> coming up new at 5:30. >>> craziness on captiol hill. all over a come median. i'm bruce leshan. the story is coming up. ♪ [ female announcer ] have you ever seen a glacier while sunbathing? why not? have you ever climbed a rock wall in the middle of the ocean? or tried something really wild? why not? it's all possible in the nation of why not. royal caribbean's floating nation where you're free to do anything you want. which may be nothing at all. royal caribbean international. visit royalcaribbean.com today. >>> stephen colbert on capt
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